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International Student Release

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Approved Date
24 Sep 2020
Date Effective
24 Sep 2020
Approved By
Board of Directors

Policy Statement

Policy Statement

This policy outlines the circumstances in which NTI will and will not grant permission for international students to transfer to another education provider.

In line with the National Code, international students are restricted from changing education providers during the first six months study with their principal provider unless the student can demonstrate compassionate or compelling circumstances.

 

Version Date Approved Date Effective Approved By Amendment
1 24 Sep 2020 24 Sep 2020 Board of Directors

Student Critical Incident Policy

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Approved Date
24 Sep 2020
Date Effective
24 Sep 2020
Approved By
Board of Directors

Policy Statement

Policy Statement

This policy aims to provide a clear process for managing NTI’s response to critical incidents involving all NTI students by:

Version Date Approved Date Effective Approved By Amendment
1 24 Sep 2020 24 Sep 2020 Board of Directors

Prevention of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Policy

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Approved Date
20 Oct 2020
Date Effective
20 Oct 2020
Approved By
Academic Board

Policy Statement

Policy Statement
WHAT IS SEXUAL HARASSMENT

7. Sexual harassment is any unwelcome behaviour of a sexual nature that makes a person feel offended, humiliated or intimidated, in circumstances in which a reasonable person, having regard to all of the circumstances, would have anticipated the possibility that the other person would be offended, humiliated or intimidated.

8. 
Sexual harassment can be obvious or indirect, repeated or one-off.

Version Date Approved Date Effective Approved By Amendment
1 19 Oct 2019 19 Oct 2019 Board of Directors
2 20 Oct 2020 20 Oct 2020 Academic Board

Fees, Charges and Refunds Policy

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Approved Date
24 Sep 2020
Date Effective
24 Sep 2020
Approved By
Board of Directors

Policy Statement

Policy Statement
POLICY CONDITIONS

3. The Policy includes sections to ensure compliance with appropriate legislation:

a) All Students – Conditions applying to all students

b) Domestic Students – Provisions for domestic students only

c) International Students – Provisions for international students only

Version Date Approved Date Effective Approved By Amendment
1 15 Jun 2012 15 Jun 2012 Academic Board
2 12 Apr 2013 12 Apr 2013 Academic Board
3 28 Feb 2014 28 Feb 2014 Academic Board
4 01 Dec 2017 01 Dec 2017 Academic Board
5 24 Sep 2020 24 Sep 2020 Board of Directors

Student Misconduct Policy

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Approved Date
15 May 2020
Date Effective
15 May 2020
Approved By
Academic Board

Policy Statement

Policy Statement

NTI values ethical behavior in all aspects of its endeavour and doesn’t tolerate misconduct. NTI recognises that the seriousness of misconduct varies and treats every case on its own terms and merits and in accordance with its own circumstances. NTI investigates and deals with incidents of misconduct by its students in a consistent, transparent and timely manner in accordance with this policy, affording natural justice and procedural fairness and applying penalties that are appropriate, fair and just.

Version Date Approved Date Effective Approved By Amendment
1 27 Mar 2015 27 Mar 2015 Academic Board
2 07 Apr 2015 07 Apr 2015 Board of Directors
3 01 Dec 2017 01 Dec 2017 Academic Board
4 15 May 2020 15 May 2020 Academic Board

Student Grievance Policy

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Approved Date
20 Oct 2020
Date Effective
20 Oct 2020
Approved By
Academic Board

Policy Statement

Policy Statement

8. NTI is committed to providing a safe, harmonious, supportive and productive environment for its students. NTI has a duty of care to students to resolve grievances promptly and with minimum distress. NTI has a legal responsibility to resolve equity-related grievances alleging unlawful behaviour.

GENERAL PRINCIPLES

9. It is NTI's objective to achieve a resolution of a grievance in the context of the following principles:

Version Date Approved Date Effective Approved By Amendment
1 21 Jun 2011 21 Jun 2011 Academic Board
2 12 Apr 2013 12 Apr 2013 Academic Board
3 28 Feb 2014 28 Feb 2014 Academic Board
4 18 Mar 2014 18 Mar 2014 Board of Directors
5 01 Dec 2017 01 Dec 2017 Academic Board
6 20 Oct 2020 20 Oct 2020 Academic Board

Student Enrolment Policy

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Approved Date
24 Sep 2020
Date Effective
24 Sep 2020
Approved By
Board of Directors

Policy Statement

Policy Statement

The student is responsible for enrolment in their subjects in accordance with the requirements of the course they are enrolled in.

NTI will make the necessary information and support available to students to enable them to complete their enrolment.

This policy outlines systems and procedures relating to:

a) enrolment and withdrawal from subjects, as well as cancellation of enrolment;

Version Date Approved Date Effective Approved By Amendment
1 12 Apr 2013 12 Apr 2013 Academic Board
2 28 Feb 2014 28 Feb 2014 Academic Board
3 24 Sep 2020 24 Sep 2020 Board of Directors

Selection and Admission Policy

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Approved Date
24 Sep 2020
Date Effective
24 Sep 2020
Approved By
Academic Board

Policy Statement

Policy Statement

NTI is committed to the principles of fairness and equity. Admission into NTI is determined on the basis of academic merit or the capacity for higher education study. NTI undertakes to assess all candidates’ applications through policies and procedures that are fair and equitable.

Version Date Approved Date Effective Approved By Amendment
1 21 Jun 2011 21 Jun 2011 Academic Board
2 27 Mar 2015 27 Mar 2015 Academic Board
3 07 Apr 2015 07 Apr 2015 Board of Directors
4 24 Sep 2020 24 Sep 2020 Academic Board

Privacy Policy

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12 Apr 2022
12 Apr 2022

Policy Statement

Policy Statement
1. NTI’s Commitment to Privacy 

NTI will collect, store, use and disclose information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 and the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act, 2001 and the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 and other relevant laws and codes of practice.

2. Anonymity and Pseudonymity 

Where practicable and allowed by law, NTI will deal with individuals who have not identified themselves or who have used a pseudonym.

Version Date Approved Date Effective Approved By Amendment

Ethics Statement and Human Research Ethics Policy

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Approved Date
25 Nov 2009
Date Effective
25 Nov 2009
Approved By
Academic Board

Policy Statement

Policy Statement
1. HUMAN RESEARCH AND ETHICS 

1.1  All human research carried out by staff members and students at the Nan Tien Institute requires ethics approval. The Institute’s Code of Conduct sets out the general standards and ethical conduct expected of those who work and study at the institute. There are additional considerations governing the ethical framework for research in order to comply with regulatory requirements.

Version Date Approved Date Effective Approved By Amendment
1 25 Nov 2009 25 Nov 2009 Academic Board